Rock 'N' Roll Muses: The Style Icons Behind Your Favorite Songs

by Stephanie Maida · October 24, 2013

George Harrison, Pattie BoydEdie SedgwickAnita Pallenberg, Keith RichardsMarianne Faithfull, Mick Jagger

While rock stars are typically known for their freewheeling ways, there comes a lady in each musician's life whose magic and mystery inspires for years to come. Throughout the 1960s and '70s, some of rock 'n' roll's greatest songs were written, swirling with the ghosts of past passions and affairs, serving as odes to the most captivating women of the age. From Bob Dylan's "youthquaking" factory girl to the baby-faced blonde who sparked a love triangle with a Beatle, we explore the iconic style and stories of the muses behind the music.